SEEK ‘15

International Skill Summit titled SEEK ‘15 (Skill Enterprise Engagement for Empowering Kerala) aimed at developing a road map for skill development, extracting finest ideas and approaches from industry experts was organized at the Hotel Taj Vivanta, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, from 16th to 17th December 2015. ASAP organized first SEEK in 2013 for identifying competent Training Service Providers and networking with Industry. SEEK 2015 provided a platform of interaction for Industry leaders, Academics, Management Professionals, Training Service Providers and Assessment Agencies for generating ideas to assist the ASAP mission in charting untraveled paths and setting new benchmarks in the skill development landscape of the country. The Hon’ble Minister for Education, Shri P K Abdu Rabb inaugurated the event in the presence of Shri. B Srinivas IAS, Secretary Higher Education, Dr Reju M. T IAS, CEO, ASAP, Shri K M Chandrasekhar, Vice Chairman, Planning Board, Shri V S Senthil IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, General Education and Shri George Thomas K , Additional Secretary and Team Leader, ASAP. The summit also witnessed signing of Memoranda of Understanding with industries by Government of Kerala and the first annual Meeting of Business Advisory Councils. SEEK ’15 included brainstorming sessions by expert panels on subthemes with an integrated and consolidated presentation of main themes at the plenary. An open discussion and query sessions at the plenary ensured that extract of a particular theme has been conveyed to the stake holders.